Barely 24 hours after the Nigeria Customs Service opened its recruitment portal, over 91,000 Nigerians have submitted their applications in search for jobs.
According to one of Customs officers in charge of recruitment, “as at 4:00 P.M, the applications of 91,000 applicants were successfully received”.
Earlier, it was reported that the Nigerian Customs Service opened its portal at 12:00 am on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, for recruitment of 3,200 officers and men to the service, and in less than 24 hours, 91,000 applied for the jobs.
Some of the applications were received from some Nigerians in the diaspora, report says.
On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, Acting Deputy Comptroller-General of Customs in charge of Human Resources Department, Umar Sanusi had said that 800 would be recruited to fill vacancies in the Support Staff for Superintendent Cadre Category.
The Ag CGC also said that 2,400 would fill those of Customs Inspector and Customs Assistant Cadre in the General Duty Categories.